Three Killed, Two Injured After Road Bridge Collapses In E China

A road bridge collapsed in Wuxi City, east China’s Jiangsu Province, on Thursday, trapping cars underneath the rubble.


Updated at 7:15 a.m. BJT, Friday 


At least three people died and two others were injured in the incident, local authorities confirmed on Friday.


Updated at 10:00 p.m. BJT, Thursday


Local authorities said Thursday that the bridge might have collapsed due to a heavily overloaded truck that had been plying on it.



Updated at 9:10 p.m. BJT, Thursday


Local police said three cars were trapped under the bridge when the incident happened. One of them was an empty parked car.


The incident occurred at a section of the 312 national highway in Wuxi City. Rescue efforts are currently underway.



7:50 p.m. BJT, Thursday


A bridge collapsed in east China’s Wuxi City, Jiangsu Province, on Thursday, according to local media.


The incident occurred at around 6:10 p.m. local time. At least two cars were trapped when the bridge fell.


There may be casualties, and rescuers have arrived on the scene, according to reports.


Source: CGTN